Within the context of WordPress Theme-ing, the term 'template' refers to PHP files used to display content.

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Advantages of wordpress theme vs wordpress as a backend only

I've been wondering what would be the best option: Creating a wordpress theme Using wordpress only as backend and using a MVC framework for the rest I've never worked with wordpress themes before,...
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Are there any downsides to not using get_header(), get_sidebar and get_footer()?

I am an experienced PHP developer and I am doing my first WordPress project. For reasons I am not going to go into, I don't want to use header.php, get_header(), sidebar.php, get_sidebar(), footer.php ...
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Shortcode call not working in WP Template

I'm working with a Visual Composer shortcode to call a text resizer into being. When using the Visual Composer or the classic WYSIWYG, if I insert it's shortcode [enlarge_text small='A' ...
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More than one text-domain is being used because of the included templates for plugins

I added bbPress and WooCommerce in my theme and override some templates too. These templates contains textdomains like bbpress and woocommerce. Unfortunately I got the following error in Theme-Check: ...
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How to call function in functions.php in external file inside same theme?

I'm trying to develop a theme by my self. In my theme, I have a function inside functions.php and a php file named ajax.php. I was trying to call a function inside functions.php in ajax.php, but it ...
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Prevent the Loop from running on tags page

I wrote a custom post query for the tags page (tags.php), which queries all posts. I therefore do not need the Loop on that page, because it only queries those posts related to the tag. Is there any ...
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How to include siblings with children in multi-level accordion?

I followed bootstrap accordion tutorial and successfully works but I have four level hierarchical for example parent with children, children with child and on. I cant figure out how to write code that ...
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Using One-Click Child Theme on Tesseract Theme [closed]

I recently downloaded and installed the 'One-Click Child Theme' plugin to use on the Tesseract theme I have installed on my site. Everything worked out fine with one major exception: on the top of ...
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Conditional string comparison failing for basename/slug

I am trying to display a particular block of html for one page in particular. I have created a conditional statement that compares the basename of the page to my string. <?php if ( has_tag( '...
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Rewrite Rule for Multistep Estimate Form

I want to be able to create a few rewrite rules and utilize some templates that I've created, but I don't want to be limited by having to create the pages within the WordPress admin ... essentially, I ...
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Create template for taxonomy results limited by Custom Post Type

I've got a Custom Post Type with a Custom Taxonomy set up. So how do I create an archive template to display posts from that CPT, limited by taxonomy? Here's the deal: The CPT is called Shows. Each ...
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Passing parameters to a custom page template using clean urls

I am now passing parameters to a custom template in the following format www.example.com/?pageid=12&rid=24&title=this-is-the-title I have created two tables . So I need to fetch data and ...
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Add two custom post type. News and Staff

I have installed the Bone Theme for Wordpress and I have successfully setup a custom post type for Staff (post) but when I tried to create another one for News, Wordpress crashed. What is the right ...
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Create Post Type with CPT UI and show fields from advancedcustomfields-plugin in post template [on hold]

I am using the CPT UI plugin and the advancedcustomfields plugin. First, I generated the Post Type "Matratze" with the CPT UI plugin. Here is the export code out of this plugin: {"matratze":{"name"...
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single-{$post_type}-{slug}.php for custom post types

My favorite part of the Wordpress template hierarchy is the ability to quickly create template files for pages by slug, without having to edit the page in Wordpress to select a template. We can ...
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Trying to edit the single page from a Custom Post

I have a custom post type where I can create pages in.("article.php") It automatically uses the template "single.php" when I create a page, although I want to change some things in it without ...
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Make a PHP file with a function

I want to use the breadcrumb function as listed here: https://gist.github.com/melissacabral/4032941 Putting the code in functions.php works for me, but I would rather have it in a separate PHP file. ...
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Wordpress Template not affecting the working, keeps defaulting to the index.php template

I thought this would be incredibly simple, but it has not. I have an index.php file that has my default template for my site. I then made a new file called magazine.php for a template file so that I ...
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What can I use for small text when converting to Wordpress?

FYI before you mark it as duplicate: I found some similar questions, but they are from like 4 years ago and WP is constantly evolving. For repetitive chunks like this I used posts to convert an HTML ...
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Create single.php for specific category by category id

I'm trying to create template for specific category with id 1 for example. The template should be applied to all of the pages belongs to this category. So, it should be something like single-1.php. I ...
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Customizing get_the_excerpt() to specific length and “Read More” output.

I am costuming a template. There is a list grabbing the introduction from the first 1-2 paragraphs (all the articles from a category). If I set the excerpt to 295 words, sometimes the list grabs ...
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Newest comments first not working

I'd like to have my newest comments listed first but nothing seems to be working. In the dashboard I set In comments.php I have <?php wp_list_comments(array( 'reverse_top_level' => true, ...
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Use Timber/Twig to pull an image by image ID [closed]

Is it possible to use Twig to pull an image by ID, or only to pull the post.thumbnail? The Twig docs don't seem to cover any other image need and I'd like to specify a backup image in case no post....
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How to move page template to custom folder?

I created page template that uses the page slug, for example, page-contact.php, page-gallery.php etc How can I move these templates to a subfolder, for example /mytheme/pages/?
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Prevent comments_template() to load comments.php

I'm developing a WordPress theme using a template engine. I want my code to be as much compatible as possible with WP core functionality. Some context first My first problem was to find a way to ...
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Category link redirect to custom template page instead of index.php?

I want to make template page for my custom taxonomy. I have custom taxonomy categories listed as navigation links. It's the country list (China, Slovenia, Serbia...). Every of this categories has ...
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Custom templates folder

I created a custom folder ("/templates") and I put all of my template files in the folder. instead of root ("/wp-content/themes/my-theme/"). It works fine. Do I have to add some function for ...
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How to create custom layouts and static pages in themes for clients

How do I build goodlooking, custom pages into my themes. I've decided to use underscores to create custom client themes, as I need complete freedom in design, and all the tutorials I've found on theme ...
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How to retrieve depth of menu into template

In wp_nav_menu i use for the menu, with custom walker, i can get the $depth parameter in the start_el function function start_el(&$output, $item, $depth, $args) but, outside this wp_nav_menu(),...
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What is best way passing variables to theme templates and using them different places like widgets?

I have a template file at /parts/template.php which contains a post listing code like, echo get_the_title(); //same lines with my_render_function and i am using it at archive.php with this lines. ...
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Cannot edit style.css from admin panel, because the template is looking for style.min.css

I am trying to edit the style.css file for a Wordpress theme, however the changes I make (via admin or ftp) are not reflected on the site because that is using style.min.css. It is very cumbersome ...
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How to add custom 'layout' buttons to wordpress editor?

I'd like to modify the editor by adding some 'layout' buttons. Ideally, I'd like to add the ability to add some html 'partial' by simply clicking a button. This is to help my client to create pre-...
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How to set the template of a page created via plugin with template inside plugin

I've been trying to make a plugin that creates a couple of pages and then sets their template. This issue is that I have the templates inside the plugin. To create the pages I'm using: $post = ...
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Wordpress Fatal error: Call to undefined get_header() in index.php on line 15 [closed]

I downloaded a wordpress theme recently and i tried to run it but it gives me an fatal error shows that call to undefined fatal error(). Why this error generates ? I am a new bie to wordpress theme ...
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Executing Queries in tag.php

I'm probably being dense, but I can't seem to figure out what the issue here is. The site I'm developing uses a custom loop, with a query that excludes any posts ticked as archived. The reason I ...
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Shared Content but “Updatable” Through the Main Site

I have been doing quite a lot of research the past week, and have not been able to find a solid answer that fixes my problem. So, I decided to come here to ask to see if anyone knows of how to help ...
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change template by permalink endpoint via plugin

I'm trying to change template using this code: add_filter( 'query_vars', 'add_query_vars'); function add_query_vars($vars){ $vars[] = "photos"; return $vars; } function ...
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How to customize search result page title?

I would like to customize the page title of the search result page: from: <title>Search Results for “search string” – Page 2 – Sitename</title> to: <title>“search string” result ...
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Get WordPress to use another custom “author.php” file (“custom-author-file.php”)

currently, this example code in WordPress: <a href="<?php echo get_author_posts_url(get_the_author_meta('ID')); ?>"><?php the_author(); ?></a> turns into: <a href="http:/...
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Make shortcode work in all posts displayed by loop, not just the first one

I have a post archive displaying post and author meta at roadtripsharing.com/road_trip I added a do_shortcode(); in the loop, specifically related to the "New Message" button which opens a dialogue ...
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How to Use Twig + Timber with Multiple Loops based on Meta Key Value

So, I've got a custom field (meta_key) 'premium' with some posts (meta_value) set to '1'. I would like to display all of the premium posts above the the others. I imagine this would be done using ...
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Remove “ Browse Category : ” from Archive title

I have the Shaped Blog theme and I try to remove "Browse Category:" from my Archive title. I look in the code and found in "template-tags.php" this code : ` //////////////////////////////////////...
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Custom post type with two templates

I have a custom post type with an archive-my-post-type page and now I need a second archive page without header and footer and with a custom content. So my question how can I create a second page ...
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Override template hierarchy

add_filter( 'template_include', 'my_callback' ); The above filter returns which template is there and what will be used, but i need to have all tries for finding template in template hierarchy. For ...
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if ( is_home() && ! is_front_page() )

I see the following code a lot in index.php files. I understand that is_front_page() returns true when viewing the Site Front Page (whether displaying the blog posts index or a static page), while ...
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How to stop wordpress to make the default query?

My goal is a redirect to a custom template based on some new rewrite rule, but without having wordpress to make unusefull queries. my code: function add_rewrite_rules() { add_rewrite_rule( ...
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How can I see what template parts are being called for rendering the viewable page?

I have a theme where the developer used get_tempalate_part() a lot, and these parts are scattered across theme subdirectories as well as in directories in a plugin that was created to assist with the ...
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Can I assign a template to a custom post type?

can I assign a template file to custom post types? I have created a custom post type called items, and I would like to assign templates to the items like you can do with pages.
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Page editor missing Templates drop down

Update: As with so many mysteries, the cause turned out to be extremely stupid. I had the file saved in a different theme's directory. Thanks to @a4jp.com I'm building a theme using underscores. I've ...
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Custom taxonomy returns 404

I'm getting a 404 page when I visit my custom taxonomy page. Custom taxonomy is called 'manufacturer'. I also have a cpt called 'product'. EDIT 1: It has something to do with the cpt rewrite. If I ...